North Tonawanda in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
United States Marines
Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, born 10 November 1981 - died 22 April 2004. Awarded the Medal of Honor.
United States Marine Corps. Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 5, 1864. Semper Fidelis. Cpl. Willard M. Smith. Medal of Honor Recipient. "He stuck to his gun."
2nd. Lt. John P. Bobo, born 14 February 1943 - KIA 30 March 1967. Awarded the Medal of Honor.
PFC Conrad F. Kania, born August 9, 1924 - KIA November 9, 1942
Erected by The Conrad Kania Detachment of the Marine Corps League.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 43° 2.291′ N, 78° 53.203′ W. Marker is in North Tonawanda, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on River Road (New York State Route 265) 0.2 miles north of Wheatfield Street (New York State Route 429), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Memorial is in Fishermans Park. The Park is sandwiched between River Road and the west branch of the Niagara River. Marker is in this post office area: North Tonawanda NY 14120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Combat Wounded Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Joseph E. Darlak, SKIc In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C. (about 300 feet away); U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans (about 300 feet away); The "Highspeed Line" (about 300 feet away); Once Around is Never Enough (approx. 0.9 miles away); Herschell-Spillman Steam Boiler (approx. 0.9 miles away); North Tonawanda (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Tonawanda.
More about this marker. The memorial wall is covered with brass name plates on an indexed grid. The four Medal of Honor plaques are on the center three-faced stone pedestal for the Marines sculpture.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Battle of Mobile Bay.
Also see . . .
1. Jason Dunham - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Willard M. Smith - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. John P. Bobo - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
4. U.S. Marine Corps Memorial - City of North Tonawanda. "Click on Monument for the list of Names" Includes application for a name plate to be placed on the wall. (Submitted on January 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • War, 2nd Iraq • War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.